For glass classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or older and have health insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All classes include a pass for access to the glass studio for the current semester. Workshops do not include a studio pass but workshop participants may purchase a studio pass at the level I price. The studio is available for use without taking a class. More information>
Cancellations: For a refund, the Crafts Center staff must be notified of a cancellation at least 7 days before the class or workshop begins; $10 is non-refundable. If the class or workshop is cancelled by the Crafts Center, you will receive a full refund.
Absences: To receive the best experience and get the most out of your class, attendance at all classes is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.
Add some color to your world! Learn to cut, foil and solder flat glass using the Tiffany copper foil method while making a simple sun catcher. Students in this beginning level class will also create an 8”x11” panel using a pattern of their choice. Supply fee includes glass and materials used to make the suncatcher and the panel.
Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, May 20 – July 1 (skip June 24)
I = $50
II = $90
An intermediate level class full of new techniques! Construct small dichroic pattern bars to be sliced by saw for use in a pendant or earrings. Slice more bars and refuse to make a plate and accent your plate using puddle melt. Decorate a small sun catcher or holiday ornament using kiln carving techniques. The supply fee paid at registration covers most of the materials used during class. An additional $10 materials fee for specialty glass and embellishments will be payable to the instructor at the start of class. Visit Danene’s website: danenkejewelry.blogspot.com.
Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, June 1 – 22
Prerequisites: Students must have completed the introductory fusing class or be proficient in the basics of fusing glass.
I = $33
II = $60
Instructor: Kathy Driggers
An intermediate class.Bead making potpourri! Spend a fun-filled weekend making beads and learning new skills. You already have the basics, now take the next step. This class will include instruction on florals, organics, and lots of dots. As you are making these beads, you will also learn to make simple murrini and multi-colored stringers. Supply fee includes glass rods & fuel for use during class.
Saturday & Sunday, June 13 & 14, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Lampworking 101 or Decorative Glass Bead Making class or be proficient in the basics of lampwork.
I = $39
II = $70
BEYOND BASIC FLAT GLASS
Instructor: Deborah Rodgers
Push yourself to learn more about the art of stained glass! Utilize the included studio pass to get yourself ready for this condensed version of our favorite intermediate stained glass class. Explore advanced construction and soldering techniques as you create a box, lantern, or a more challenging two-dimensional panel. The supply fee covers a generous amount of glass and other supplies. Solder will be available for purchase.
Wednesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, July 8 – 29
Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glass class or have equivalent experience.
I = $33
II = $60
CRAFTS CENTER INFORMATION: 919.515.2457